INTERNATIONAL: Diplomatic Billingsgate

The tactics of a rough & tumble shyster lawyer, alternately jabbing insults and drawing laughs, are not those of professional diplomacy and last week the Delegate of Uruguay, phlegmatic Dr. Alberto Guani, was visibly aghast when his duty called him to cross verbal rapiers in Geneva with Soviet Foreign Minister Maxim Maximovich Litvinoff.

The roly-poly Russian was born of Jewish parents in what is now Poland, scraped his living precariously in England as a traveling salesman, and toward the close of the Tsarist Regime acted as a fence in disposing of valuables...

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